What Is PALS

What Is PALS?

Smiling girl handling snakePALS is a free summer camp for 400 children ages 8-14 whose family incomes are at or below federal poverty guidelines. The camp is structured around four character pillars: respect, responsibility, caring, and courage. Curriculum activities include STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), computer programming, financial literacy, dance, art, videography, photography, judo, nutrition, swimming, career development, service learning, and select special events. Campers receive breakfast and lunch and are bused by the West Lafayette School Corporation, the Lafayette School Corporation, and the Tippecanoe School Corporation (Klondike schools area only).